Commenters Divided Over Instacart Shopper Complaining About 115-Item Order in Viral Post

'Tis the season for shopping. Grocery shopping, that is.

However, not everyone is in the holiday shopping spirit, evidenced by a viral a TikTok of Instacart shopper complaining about a 115-item order.

The quick video, which is accompanied by the song "I Hate U" by SZA, shows an Instacart shopper behind the camera checking out with an order at a grocery store. The on-screen text reads, "To the person with 115 items on Instacsrt," accompanied by an unamused face emoji.

The post also shows someone ringing up the groceries and the food waiting to be rung up. The video also pans to a full cart of food as well.

The viral video has garnered over 375,000 views and 15,000 likes. Some TikTokers blasted the poster of the video while others appeared to understand where the poster is coming from.

"Ain't that your job?" a TikTok user inquired.

Another viewer said, "It's funny that people that work for Instacart whine about small orders and then also about big orders."

One commenter wondered why the shopper accepted the order, to begin with. "But why accept it, I'm confused," they said.

Another viewer had harsh words: "If you don't want to deliver groceries, get another job 😂," they said.

Stocked shelf of milk and creamers
A stocked shelf of milk and creamers in a supermarket during the COVID-19 pandemic on April 29, 2020, in New York City. A TikTok user went viral after complaining about a 115-item order. Commenters appeared split between understanding the frustration versus the size of the order. Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty

"Wait, I thought the point of Instacart is customers don't have to do the orders they themselves don't wanna do?" another user asked. "It's your job 🤷‍♀️."

According to Statista, e-commerce revenue from food and beverage sales will surpass $20 billion in the United States this year. Online grocery shopping consumers total around $150 million in total and are expected to grow.

The poster left a comment that provides more context: "1. This is not my 'job'.. it's a side hustle. 2. I accepted it cause it was literally $87. 3. It's a TikTok. Literally just a TikTok."

Some viewers seemed to agree with the poster when it comes to the large order. "Never," one viewer wrote. "Better be $50 or more."

Another TikToker had a harsh statement, "If there's anything Instacart and Doordash customers have it's the audacity 😭."

"The selections are almost as baffling as the amount 😒," another viewer commented.

One TikTok user is pretty blunt about where they stand. "Unless the pay is $100 and up, I'm never taking 115 item batch. 😂," they said.

"$2 tip... I hate Instacart I only do it during bonus hours," said yet another commenter.